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How Well Do You Know The World You Live In?

Don't even think about reaching for the Google search bar.

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  1. 1. Is Brunei a country or capital city?

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    Country
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    Capital City
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    This is a trick question: Neither
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brunei is a country! Its capital city is Bandar Seri Begawan.

  2. 2. And where is Brunei located again?

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    Africa
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    Asia
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    Australia
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    America
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    South America
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    Fuck
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brunei is located in Southeastern Asia.

  3. 3. Is Kyrgyzstan a real country?

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    Yes
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    No
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    Wrong!

    It sure is a country! Located in Asia.

  4. 4. What do you call people from Zimbabwe?

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    Zimbabwese
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    Zimbabwayans
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    Zimbabweans
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    Zimbabwian
  5. 5. How about people from Qatar?

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    Qatarian
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    Qatarese
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    Qataur
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    Qataris
  6. 6. And those from Nepal?

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    Nepalean
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    Nepale
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    Nepali
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    Nepalian
  7. 7. What land mass is bigger: France or the state of California?

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    France
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    California
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    Wrong!

    France is about 30% bigger!

  8. 8. What land mass is bigger: Germany or the state of Texas?

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    Germany
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    Texas
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    Wrong!

    The state of Texas basically = Germany + a piece of France + Belgium + Netherlands + half of Czech Republic.

  9. 9. Wait — do people live in Antarctica?

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    No, it's way too cold to be habitable.
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    Yes? Maybe?
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    Wrong!

    There is no permanent residence on Antarctica, but up to 1,000 people live there seasonally each year, usually for research.

  10. 10. Where is the driest place on Earth?

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    Sahara Desert
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    A city in Sudan
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    Alexandria in Egypt
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    Valleys in Antarctica
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    Atacama Desert in Chile
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    Wrong!

    The valleys of Antarctica have not seen any rainfall for 2 million years.

  11. 11. Where can you find the biggest Jewish population in the world?

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    South America
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    North America
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    Israel
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    Europe
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Studies suggest 46% of the world's Jews reside in North America. In fact, you can find more Jewish people in New York City than in Tel Aviv.

  12. 12. And what country holds the highest Christian population percentage?

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    England
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    Mexico
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    U.S.A.
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    Guatemala
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    Italy
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    Nicaragua
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    Wrong!

    Approximately 97.7% of Nicaragua's population identifies with some degree of orthodox Christianity.

  13. 13. What country has the highest obesity rate?

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    U.S.
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    Mexico
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    Australia
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    U.K.
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    Chile
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    Laos
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    Wrong!

    The United States has been the reigning champ in world obesity, but recent studies place Mexico above all other nations as the most obese in 2013.

  14. 14. What's stronger: the yen in Japan or the peso in Mexico?

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    The yen
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    The peso
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    Wrong!

    ¥ 1 equals $0.13 (Mexican pesos)

  15. 15. True or false: Africa has never seen snow.

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    True
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    False
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    Wrong!

    Yes, it snows in parts of Africa. In fact, there are even ski resorts in Morocco!

  16. 16. And approximately how many countries are there in Africa?

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    10–20
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    20–30
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    30–40
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    40–50
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    50–60
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    >60
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    I can name five off the top of my head...So five, final answer.
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    There are 54 countries in the continent of Africa! How many can you name off the top of your head?

  17. 17. Finally, where did CNN go wrong?

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    That's not where Hong Kong is; it's located off the south coast of China.
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    That's not where Hong Kong is; it's located in mainland China.
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    That's not where Hong Kong is; it's located in between North and South Korea.
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    There are no giant hornets in China.
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    It all looks fine to me!
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    Wrong!

    CNN made a major oops by labeling the city in South America on a map! Lolz.

 
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